Oral history interview with Kenneth Jay Lane, 2011 June 9-10

Lane, Kenneth Jay , b. 1932
Jeweler
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Transcript: 99 pages.

Format: Originally recorded as 7 sound files. Duration is 3 hrs., 45 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Kenneth Jay Lane conducted 2011 June 9-10, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Lane's office, The Factory, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note: Kenneth Jay Lane (1932- ) is a jewelry designer in New York, N.Y. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.

This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.

Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

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